The European Union will propose to the authorities of Belarus support in the dialogue with the opposition and civil society, said in a statement following an emergency meeting of EU foreign Ministers via videoconference.
"The European Union will present to the Belarusian authorities offer support in establishing dialogue between the government and opposition and the society to resolve the crisis", - the document says.
Strict limitation of social contacts will help to stop a new outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Belgium, said Wednesday the official representative of the Federal anti-crisis headquarters for combating coronavirus Frederick Jacob.
"Limiting the number of contacts is the most effective measure for reducing the spread of the virus. These contacts played an important role in the increased incidence of in recent weeks. The situation is of serious concern," said Jacob at a press conference in Brussels.
The Belgian authorities urged residents to limit contact amid rising cases COVID-19 in the country, said Monday the Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes at a press conference in Brussels following the meeting of the national security Council.
Under the new rules, which take effect from Wednesday, the social circle of a family living under one roof, is reduced from 15 to five. "We are talking about close communion, when social distance is not respected," the Minister explained. According to her, these limitations do not apply to children under 12 years of age.
Network ultra speed Railways may appear in the countries of the European Union, according to Europulse.
Trains will be able to walk with a speed of 350 kilometers per hour that will cut travel time to Europe in half. To move these machines will be faster than flying (given the way to the airport and go through security).
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal announced that Thursday will pay an official visit to Brussels.
"Today in Brussels. It is symbolic that my first official visit will be to the capital of the European Union. After all, the European integration movement of Ukraine for our government is an important priority. Ahead of important meetings, negotiations and signing of important agreements for Ukraine", - wrote Smigel in the Telegram.
The Prime Minister of Ireland, Michel Martin welcomed the decision of the EU summit to provide in the future the financing of the special Fund in the amount of 5 billion euros to help the countries most affected by Brexit.
"Brexit would be a serious challenge. And I particularly welcome that there was a special Fund in the amount of 5 billion Euro to the countries that are most affected by this decision of the UK to leave the European Union," Martin said during a short news approach after the summit.
Poland will receive about 160 billion euros from the recovery Fund of the EU, said on Tuesday in Brussels, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
At the EU summit it was about the recovery Fund of the EU. Also at the summit discussed the financial plan of the EU 2021-2027 years.
The President of France Emmanuel macron called historic for Europe, the date of conclusion of the transaction to Fund the recovery of the EU economy and multi-year financial plan.
"Historic day for Europe," wrote the macron on Twitter.
The fourth day of the summit of the European Union harmonization package to support agroekonomika after COVID-19, which includes the recovery Fund and the multi-year budget plan of the EU, lasted all night and ended early Tuesday morning after a serious multi-day talks in Brussels, reported the press Secretary of the head of the European Council of Barend Lats.
The Prime Minister of Belgium Sophie Wilmes at the end of the summit also said on Twitter that there is "good agreement, with a budget of 1,074 billion Euro recovery plan 750 billion."
The Chinese government can apply restrictive measures to the European telecommunications giants – Finnish Nokia and Swedish Ericsson, if the EU will follow the example of the US and the UK, depriving the Huawei to access a wireless 5G network on the territory of the Union, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources.
According to the publication, one of the scenarios of the Ministry of trade of China provides for the establishment of export control, which will not allow Nokia and Ericsson to sell Chinese manufactured products in third countries. The source noted that the plan is the most rigid and will be implemented in the case of a complete blockade of Chinese suppliers for 5G network from Brussels.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte said that EU leaders, leading the protracted negotiations at a summit in Brussels have to reach agreement on Sunday, as their migration is not beneficial to anyone.
Earlier it was reported that the EU leaders broke off negotiations on the creation of the anti-crisis Fund of the EU to support the economy, seriously affected by the fight against the spread of coronavirus, and formation of a multi-year EU budget, further discussion is expected on Sunday.
Negotiations at the EU summit in Brussels are more complicated than anticipated, the situation was a stalemate, Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte.
The EU leaders on the second day of the summit in Brussels trying to find a common way out of the impasse in which they were before at the end of several rounds of negotiations and bilateral consultations on the package of European economic recovery after the crisis due to the coronavirus. Ahead of the summit the head of the European Council Charles Michel has published its proposals for recovery Fund and the multi-year budget plan of the EU, which should be agreed upon in one package. We are talking about a recovery plan of € 750 billion, 500 billion of which will be issued in the form of grants, and $ 250 in loans. All the Fund needs to be developed to 2026. Also at the summit discussed the financial plan of the EU 2021-2027 years 1,074 trillion euros.
The participants of the EU summit, the second day which started on Saturday in Brussels could not agree on the question of the distribution of aid package to the countries most affected by the pandemic coronavirus, said RIA Novosti Director for scientific work of the international discussion club "Valdai" Fyodor Lukyanov.
Head to the second day of the EU summit in Brussels began on Saturday with a meeting in a narrow circle of heads of the European Council, European Commission and leaders of Germany, France and several countries of the Union. On the eve of European leaders held several rounds of difficult negotiations on the harmonization of the Foundation of economic recovery EU in the amount of 750 billion Euro and multi-year financial plan of the Union to the tune of 1.07 trillion euros.
The organizers of the first after the outbreak of the coronavirus physical EU summit in Brussels has taken the necessary measures to ensure the safety leaders, representatives of the European Council on Twitter.
"EU leaders hold a physical meeting in Brussels for the first time since the outbreak COVID-19. Some hygienic measures ensure that everyone will be safe during the summit", - is spoken in the message.
The Russian President's special envoy on climate Ruslan Edelgeriev held via videoconference on negotiations with representatives of the European Union, where the Russian side emphasized the inadmissibility of the use of climate agenda in dishonest political campaigns, reported on the Kremlin website.
It is emphasized that from the Russian Federation participated the Director of the Department of European cooperation Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Nikolai Kobrinets, the staff of the permanent mission of the Russian Federation to the European Union. The main topic of discussion was the prospects of Russian-European cooperation in the fight against climate change.
One of the States of the European Union made a proposal to discuss the issue of "interpretation of Russian history" in the upcoming July 17-18 summit in Brussels, told reporters on Thursday, the European representative.
"One delegation wants to share information with their colleagues. No one asked to draw conclusions or take decisions", - said the European official, answering a journalist's question.
Vice Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Olga Stefanyshyna said that the country will become a member of the European Union, it is only a matter of time.
"Between Ukraine and the EU a very high level of political dialogue. There is an understanding that Ukraine is well on the way of reforms. We create a Road map of more than 60 European integration laws, the priority for adoption by Parliament this fall. It's a huge job, but I assure you: Ukraine is legally and technically ready to become a part of the European system, that is exactly Ukraine will become an EU member - it is only a matter of time", - quotes Stefanishina the press service of the Cabinet.
Founded by the Belgian king Leopold II colonizer Museum for Central Africa in Brussels intends to play a key role in the study of the colonial past of Belgium and to help to achieve reconciliation within the country and its former colonies, said in an interview with RIA Novosti General Director of the Museum Guido Grissell.
The death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis was revived in Belgium in dialogue about their own colonial past and the figure of the king of the Belgians Leopold II, who ruled from 1865 to 1909. Monuments to Leopold, known for his cruel policies in the Congo in the nineteenth century, was attacked and desecrated during the recent protests in Belgium itself. Unknowns doused the monument with red paint, symbolizing the blood of the Congolese people. Activists started collecting signatures to remove from the streets and squares of Brussels all the monuments depicting the king of the colonizer.
Belgium can officially apologize to its former African colonies, this question is studied by a special parliamentary Commission, told RIA Novosti the Belgian academician, Director of the Royal Africa Museum Guido Grissell.
The king of the Belgians Philippe of 30 June for the first time expressed regret over the suffering caused to the people of the Congo in the period when this country was a possession of his ancestor, Leopold II, and then a Belgian colony. However, the official apologies Belgium has not yet been brought.
The introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass in line with Minsk agreements and can be used as a military solution for the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, told RIA Novosti member of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Sergei Zheleznyak.
Kyiv is considering the possibility of introduction of peacekeepers, the OSCE in the Donbass, said Monday the Deputy Prime Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov.
Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu held Monday in Ankara talks with the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell and again raised the issue of simplification of visa regime with the EU.
"The EU promised Turkey to simplify the visa regime and must act fairly," said çavuşoğlu during a joint press conference.
Montenegro has opened another Chapter of the negotiation file for the accession to the EU, we are talking about the Chapter on competition issues, said the EU Council.
"Today in Brussels hosted the fifth meeting of the Conference on accession (to the EU) with Montenegro at the level of Deputy to start talks on the last selected Chapter", - said in a release.
The epidemic of the coronavirus led to an increase in mortality in Belgium 28.8% for the period from 1 March to 31 may, compared with the average for the previous five years, according to the Belgian statistical office.
As writes on Monday, the newspaper Le Soir, in 2020 during this period, died on the 8100 more than the average in the same months 2015-2019.
Russia is not among the countries from which from 1 July will be to travel to EU countries, said the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Belgium Alexander Tokovinin.
"Russia is not among the countries from which from July will be to travel to Schengen countries", - the Ambassador said at a press conference in an online format, dedicated to the biggest cultural and historical festival of Brussels, "Ommegang" and participation of Russia in 2021 as the country guest of honor.
An extraordinary summit in Brussels, where the heads of EU States will meet in person and discuss the anti-crisis Fund of the EU, will be held on July 17-18, says Twitter Brenda of Latsa, press Secretary of the President of the European Council of Charles Michel.
Several summits of the EU leaders was held in a videoconference format because of the restrictive measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. This format makes the complicated process of discussion, decision-making.
EU leaders after the summit will continue consultations on a multi-year budget and Fund the recovery of European economy after the coronavirus, the differences between member countries still exist, said the President of the European Council Charles Michel.
"We discussed the budget plan and Fund the recovery of differences at different levels are saved, but we noted that it is necessary to continue consultations. This conference was very important, we first discussed these proposals at the level of European leaders", – he said at a press conference in Brussels.
Defence Ministers of NATO countries discussed the extension of Russia's missile capabilities and its consequences for the security of the Alliance, said at a press conference in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
The two-day meeting of heads of defense ministries of the countries participating in NATO takes place in a videoconference mode.
Britain and the European Union agreed to intensify in July, the negotiations on the future relationships of the parties, the United Kingdom will not ask for extension of the transition period after Brexit, said transferred to the RIA Novosti statement, the UK and the EU.
The statement was made following the meeting via video conferencing premiere of Boris Johnson with the presidents of the European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament, Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel and David Sassòli.
The European Union needs to study signed by the President of the United States Donald trump a decree on sanctions against persons associated with the investigations of the International criminal court (ICC) against the military and other officials in the United States, but this issue is of concern, said at a press conference in Brussels, EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.
Earlier, the White house announced that trump signed a decree on sanctions against individuals associated with the investigations of the ICC in relation to military and other officials in the United States, accusing this international structure in biased investigations and corruption, and suspecting the influence of Russia.
The European Committee for the protection of the data intended to check the popular social network TikTok, said the report of the Committee following the meeting in Brussels.
"At the 31st plenary meeting the European Committee for data protection decided to establish a working group to coordinate future actions and to develop a broader vision of the work TikTok on the territory of the European Union", - stated in the message.
The European Union has pledged to strengthen the fight against misinformation, especially related to the pandemic coronavirus, and again accused Russia and China of involvement in the intentional spread of false information, said in a Wednesday statement of the European Commission.
"During the crisis, the EU has strengthened the work on informing citizens about the risks and improved international cooperation to counter misinformation", - the document says.
Broken Windows of expensive shops, damaged police cars, water cannons and tough of detention - thus ended the peaceful protest against racism on Sunday in Brussels, attended by over 10 thousand participants.
Negotiations of organizers of solidarity with protesters in USA and city authorities lasted several days, and final approval was received only on Friday. The authorities were afraid not of the riots, and the spread of coronavirus. Belgium in recent weeks has made significant strides in the fight against COVID-19, but the danger of the second wave is still not excluded.
Clashes with police occurred in the Brussels district of Matonge after a peaceful demonstration against racism at the Palace of justice in the capital of Belgium.
According to the police spokesman of the Brussels Ilse van de Kir, car guards were pelted with stones and bottles. "Also damaged some shops, the police continue to work", - quotes the words of van de Kir Belgian newspaper Le Soir.
Thousands of inhabitants of Brussels came in Sunday on the square in front of the justice Palace in the center of the Belgian capital to take part in the campaign against racism, to Express solidarity with protesters in USA, but also remind about the problems of racism in Europe, RIA news.
With the epidemic of the coronavirus, the city authorities agreed on a "static action", not allowing the demonstrators to March through the city streets. While protesters urged to show responsibility and respect the social distance.
Russia's envoy to the UN, Vasily Nabanga urged the EU to review the sanctions policies that prevent countries to fight the pandemic coronavirus.
On Thursday the UN security Council held a meeting on cooperation of UN and regional organizations.
The European Commission on Thursday unveiled announced on the eve of the package of mechanisms to overcome the crisis of coronavirus an ambitious new programme to support the EU health EU4Health period of seven years.
As reported by the European Commissioner for health Stella Kyriakides, the EC expects to invest in the program, a total of approximately 9.4 billion euros.